The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for WPF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 142 114
Rank change year-on-year +38 -28  
Contract jobs citing WPF 12 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.54% 0.30% 0.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.84% 1.33% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 14
Median daily rate £300 £313 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -13.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £123 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £343 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.13 £41.25 £34.38
% change year-on-year +6.96% +20.00%  

WPF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 652 675 634
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 29.58% 22.82% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1566 1509 1205
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £463 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 15
Median hourly rate £43.39 £36.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.06% -8.12%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing WPF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for WPF in Scotland

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WPF in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Scotland

WPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WPF in Scotland

WPF
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +15 7 £300 +1.69%
Glasgow - 5 - - 1
WPF
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for WPF.

1 33 (91.67%) C#
2 32 (88.89%) .NET
3 26 (72.22%) MVVM
4 18 (50.00%) Finance
5 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (38.89%) XAML
6 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
7 13 (36.11%) Adobe
7 13 (36.11%) Photoshop
8 12 (33.33%) User Experience
9 11 (30.56%) Web Services
10 10 (27.78%) Adobe Illustrator
10 10 (27.78%) Front End Development
10 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Blend
11 9 (25.00%) OOP
11 9 (25.00%) OO
11 9 (25.00%) Flash
12 7 (19.44%) Java
13 5 (13.89%) Fintech
13 5 (13.89%) Asset Management
13 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
14 4 (11.11%) MVC
14 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
14 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
14 4 (11.11%) TDD
14 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
14 4 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 3 (8.33%) WCF
15 3 (8.33%) Silverlight
15 3 (8.33%) Scrum

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 13 (36.11%) Photoshop
2 10 (27.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Blend
2 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 18 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (88.89%) Developer
2 22 (61.11%) WPF Developer
3 18 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 16 (44.44%) C# WPF Developer
5 7 (19.44%) .NET Developer
6 6 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (13.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (13.89%) UI Developer
8 4 (11.11%) Software Engineer
8 4 (11.11%) UI/UX Developer
8 4 (11.11%) UX Developer
9 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
10 2 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
10 2 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
10 2 (5.56%) Senior C# Software Engineer
10 2 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
11 1 (2.78%) Applications Developer
11 1 (2.78%) Designer
11 1 (2.78%) Silverlight Developer
11 1 (2.78%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (88.89%) .NET
2 11 (30.56%) Web Services
3 9 (25.00%) Flash
4 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 3 (8.33%) Silverlight
5 3 (8.33%) WCF
6 2 (5.56%) CSS
6 2 (5.56%) CSS3
6 2 (5.56%) Entity Framework
6 2 (5.56%) HTML
6 2 (5.56%) HTML5
7 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.78%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) User Experience
2 5 (13.89%) Fintech
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (72.22%) MVVM
2 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.78%) Front End Development
4 9 (25.00%) OO
4 9 (25.00%) OOP
5 5 (13.89%) Asset Management
6 4 (11.11%) MVC
6 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 4 (11.11%) TDD
7 3 (8.33%) Scrum
8 2 (5.56%) Component Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.78%) Investment Management
9 1 (2.78%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (91.67%) C#
2 14 (38.89%) XAML
3 7 (19.44%) Java
4 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.78%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 13 (36.11%) Adobe
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle
4 2 (5.56%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.78%) DevExpress
5 1 (2.78%) Perforce
5 1 (2.78%) Telerik